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Largid Bugs - Family Largidae

This is a very small bugs family. Largid bugs are general feeders, sucking juices from a variety of plants. They are close to family Lygaeidae.

Gutta Bugs, Seed Bugs - Physopelta gutta

This page contains pictures and information about Gutta Bugs that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 

Body length 18mm 
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Above pictures taken during early summer on a red flower gum tree when the tree was flowering.
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We also found them hiding on a small Acacia tree during mid-summer.
 
 
 
 

Reference:
1. Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland - Queensland Museum Publications 2000, p91.
2. Physopelta sp. (gutta or australis) - Insects of Townsville, Australia - Graeme Cocks 

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Last updated: January 09, 2009.